UST in the News

“Here's a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions of interest in various media. Read the stories by clicking on the links. Links do expire and change as papers move stories to "archive" status, and if links have expired, you're welcome to purchase access to the stories or use a search engine such as Lexis Nexis, available on the UST Libraries' Web site. In some cases, you'll need to register on the publication's Web site in order to access full text.

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  • "HCMC lists programs facing cuts," Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Sept. 25, 2009. "Jack Militello, director of the University of St. Thomas’ health care MBA program, said the budget choices taking place at HCMC put a face on what the GAMC cuts mean for the Minneapolis area."
  • Dan Taylor, Facilities Scheduling, recently was interviewed on "The Vermont Voice," a WIKE-AM Radio program broadcast in Derby, Vt. Taylor, also a historian, was interviewed to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the raid on the St. Francis (Quebec) Indian village by Rogers’ Rangers on Oct. 4, 1759, during the French and Indian War.  Taylor had written an article on the raid and the subsequent retreat of the Rangers through northern Vermont for the July 2009 issue of the Northland Journal.
  • "Professor to speak on rape reporting laws," University Daily Kansan, University of Kansas student newspaper, Sept. 29, 2009. "Teresa Collett, professor at the St. Thomas University School of Law, will give a speech this afternoon titled 'Sex, Jurisprudence and Rock and Roll,' in which she will discuss the constitutionality of mandatory rape reporting laws."
  • "State attorney questions child sex law's efficiency," UWire news service, Sept. 30, 2009. "Teresa Collett, visiting professor from St. Thomas University, speaks to law students about the effectiveness of Kansas’ law requiring some kinds of professionals to file a report if they suspect a child to have been harmed by a sexual act."
  • "Late GI bill payments leave N.J. veterans struggling with living costs," New Jersey Star-Ledger, Oct. 1, 2009. Photo caption: "Kyle Jones, a veteran of the Marine Corps, goes through orientation at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota in September."
  • "Melrose religion news," Melrose (Mass.) Free Press, Oct. 1, 2009. As part of 150th anniversary, yearlong celebration at Incarnation Parish, 429 Upham St., Melrose, the church presents an evening with Father Michael Joncas called “Music In Catholic Worship: Transforming and Missioning God’s People,” on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. Father Joncas, composer of the popular, post-Vatican II hymn “On Eagles’ Wings,” has influenced liturgical music in the English-speaking world. He has also written and spoken widely on reform of the Catholic liturgy, and serves as associate professor of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota."

    School of Law professor Teresa Collett

    School of Law professor Teresa Collett

  • "Pope names six from US to Pontifical Council for the Family," Catholic News Service, Oct. 1, 2009. "The other U.S. consultant named to the council is Teresa Stanton Collett, a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. She has focused on the importance of protecting human life and marriage and lectures on marriage, religion and bioethics."
  • "Research probes endocrine disruptor threat," Facets of Freshwater, newsletter of The Freshwater Society, Sept. 2009. "In addition, Dalma Martinovic, aUniversity of St. Thomas biologist and former post-doctoral fellow with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Duluth, will use human breast cancer cells to measure overall levels of chemicals in the water samples that mimic actions of female estrogen hormones. Martinovic also will test liver tissue from the fish with an assay that uses 15,000 genes to measure potential impacts of EDCs on about 1,000 different bodily functions in fish."
  • "Pro bono legal work makes a difference," Pomeroy (Ohio) Sentinel and other sources, distributed by ARA Content news service, Oct. 2, 2009. "As part of the National Pro Bono Celebration Week, former Vice President Walter Mondale will speak during an Oct. 30 continuing legal education program on civil legal aid sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar at the University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis."
  • “Swine flu is here and 'gaining steam,'" Star Tribune, Oct. 6, 2009. "Many Minnesota colleges have installed extra hand sanitizers in libraries and dorms, and on Monday faculty at the University of St. Thomas were encouraged to remind students to use hand cleansers and wipe down shared keyboards in campus computer labs."